The Independent National Electoral Commission has released the timetable and schedule of activities for governorship elections in Edo and Ondo States.
Ondo State election holds on September 10, while similar poll will hold in Edo on November 26.
According to INEC in a statement on Thursday, June 12 is the date scheduled for the commencement of campaigns by political parties participating in the Edo governorship election, while 2nd – 4th of July, have been set aside for the conduct of party primaries, including resolution of disputes arising from the primaries.
“The Commission has scheduled 11thAugust, 2016 for publication of official Register of Voters for the election, while submission of names of party agents for the election to the Electoral Officers of the Local Government Areas has been fixed for 27th August, 2016,” INEC said.
“Thursday the 8th of September, 2016 is the last day for campaigns for the Edo governorship election.”
Similarly, INEC scheduled August 28 for commencement of campaign by political parties in the Ondo governorship election.
“The Commission has scheduled 22nd – 26thAugust 2016 for collection of forms by Political Parties at INEC Headquarters, while conduct of party primaries, including resolution of disputes arising from the primaries will hold between 18th– 19th September, 2016.
“Publication of official Register of Voters for the election will be done on the 27th of October, 2016, while submission of names of party agents for the election to the Electoral Officer of the Local Government Areas is slated for 19th November, 2016.
“The last day for campaigns for the Ondo governorship election is Thursday, 24thNovember, 2016,” said INEC.
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